Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998 (Illinois)

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Place Illinois


   
Applies to States or Provinces Illinois
Name Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998 (Illinois)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Climate Policies, Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wave Energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province




























Primary Website http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=1613&ChapterID=36



Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

Effective immediately, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Pollution Control Board shall not propose or adopt any new rule for the intended purpose of addressing the adverse effects of climate change which in whole or in part reduces emissions of greenhouse gases, as those gases are defined by the Kyoto Protocol, from the residential, commercial, industrial, electric utility, or transportation sectors. In the absence of an Act of the General Assembly approving such rules, the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency shall not submit to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or to any other agency of the federal government any legally enforceable commitments related to the reduction of greenhouse gases, as those gases are defined by the Kyoto Protocol. 



Policy Contact

Contact Name Lynn Delaney
Department Illinois Pollution Control Board





Phone 312-814-3832


Email lynn.delaney@illinois.gov
Website http://www.ipcb.state.il.us/
Contact Name Connie Newman
Department Illinois Pollution Control Board





Phone 217-782-7630


Email connie.newman@illinois.gov
Website http://www.ipcb.state.il.us/
Contact Name Jim Ross
Department Illinois EPA
Division Bureau of Air




Phone 217-785-4140


Email jim.ross@illinois.gov
Website http://www.epa.state.il.us/air/

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes 140
Date Effective 1998



















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